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Every Premier League team’s worst January transfer window signing – revealed!

The Frenchman joined the Eagles from Strasbourg in a club-record £2.75m deal in 1998 but, after 13 appearances over ten months, he swiftly returned to his homeland with Lens. Thursday, January 4, 2018 The January transfer window has arrived and clubs around Europe are starting to do business. In the Premier League, Liverpool have made Southampton’s Virgil van Dijk the most ...

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Alternative Premier League: All 20 teams ranked by pounds spent per point won in 2017/18 season

Friday, December 15, 2017 Burnley have been enjoying the best season in the 2017-18 Premier League. It might be Manchester City who are running away with the title, playing the kind of football never before seen on these shores, but Burnley are the real heroes. Sean Dyche’s side sit sixth after 17 matches and are only out of the Champions ...

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England sets Champions League record with 5 teams qualifying for Round of 16

The five English teams in the Champions League are off to the knockout rounds, a feat that no other nation has accomplished in the tournament’s history. Liverpool was the only team yet to book a place in the Round of 16 heading into the final group stage match, but Jurgen Klopp’s men wasted no time after scoring three times in ...

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Contenders and pretenders: Ranking the 32 teams competing in the World Cup

With the dust settled and only two weeks remaining until the World Cup draw, theScore rates the 32 nations who’ve qualified for the spectacle next summer. 32. Saudi Arabia Making its fifth World Cup appearance, Saudi Arabia is just here for the ride. Former Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza can’t expect much from this group, which narrowly edged Australia for a ...

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Ranking the play-off teams we want to see at the World Cup

theScore ranks the teams readying for World Cup qualification play-offs on their watchability, how entertaining their fan bases are, and their potential to supply dramatic storylines. Here’s who we want to see in Russia. 12. New Zealand New Zealand‘s celebration of an unbeaten run at the 2010 World Cup gave too much credit to three conservative, turgid draws. With bulky ...

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When is the Carabao Cup quarter-final draw? Start time, live stream and teams competing

West Ham upset Tottenham on Wednesday night, booking their place in the quarter-final Thursday, October 26, 2017 Following the conclusion of the fifth round on Wednesday night, only eight teams remain in the Carabao Cup and talkSPORT.com has all the must know details ahead of today’s quarter-final draw. What time and where is the draw taking place? The draw will ...

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RB Leipzig CEO didn't expect teams to trigger Keita's buyout clause

RB Leipzig‘s CEO admitted that a deal to sell Naby Keita to Liverpool wouldn’t have come to fruition if it wasn’t for the buyout clause in the Guinea international’s contract. A €55-million release clause was included in Keita’s contract upon his arrival from Red Bull Salzburg in 2016. The 22-year-old then exceeded expectations and helped guide Leipzig to an unexpected ...

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Premier League statistics: Which teams have conceded the least away from home in 2017

Monday, October 16, 2017 Arsenal’s mixed start to the 2017/18 Premier League campaign continued at the weekend as they were beaten 2-1 by Watford at Vicarage Road. Having improved in recent weeks, conceding two late goals against the Hornets was a big setback for the Gunners. And it also means they have let in 26 strikes on their travels in 2017, ...

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Premier League v La Liga: All 40 teams ranked by stat experts

For an explanation of the Elo ratings process, see below. Wednesday, October 11, 2017 The superiority complex between the Premier League and La Liga has once again resurfaced. Simon Kjær of Sevilla last week said that “La Liga is the best league in the world. So far I have only played against the smaller teams in Spain and they are ...

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Alternative Premier League – 20 teams with the biggest stadium capacities in English football

The King Power Stadium has a capacity of 32,500 Monday, September 25, 2017 Fans are one of the most important parts of football, and the English game can take pride in seeing stadiums packed on a weekly basis. Premier League clubs play at grounds that are usually upwards of 95 per cent full, with fans flocking from all over the ...

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